Month: May 2022

Combining Old and New: Aquaponics Opens the Door to Indigenous Food Security – YES! Magazine


Indigenous communities and partners are combining ancient knowledge with modern technology to revitalize food systems and self-determined economies in the face of ever-increasing climate pressures. May 31, 2022 All across the United States, Indigenous peoples suffer higher rates of mortality than other ethnic groups, largely due to poorer…

Report: Food System Reform Can Reverse Deforestation and Desertification – Olive Oil Times


The human pop­u­la­tion’s impact on land and nat­ural resources is so rel­e­vant that food sys­tems are respon­si­ble for 70 per­cent of global fresh­wa­ter use and 80 per­cent of defor­esta­tion.They also account for a sig­nif­i­cant quota of green­house gas emis­sions which are actively alter­ing the world’s cli­mate.It is no longer…

Ashland farmers eligible for cover crop incentives, nutrient management & grazing plan cost share – Ashland Source


ASHLAND — Cover crops are a win-win for farmers: they reduce erosion, build organic matter, improve water quality and even help suppress weeds.But, unlike other long-term conservation practices, planting cover crops requires and annual commitment and expense. That’s why Ashland Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) is once…